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Katsina APC dismissed possibility of LG elections, to appoint caretakers 

By Mohammed Umar Babangida The state Chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has held a stakeholders meeting to set out modalities on how best to run local government areas in the state. The meeting, chaired by the speaker of the state house of assembly, Hon. Abubakar Yahaya Kusada, was held at the Presidential Banquet […]

Sani Zangon Daura emerges interim Northern Elders Forum Chairman

The Northern Elders Forum has appointed Sani Daura as its interim National Chairman after its former leader, Paul Unongo, resigned, Premium Times reports. The forum said it made the appointment after reviewing critical national developments, particularly tension around national security punctuated by killings in many communities in Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kaduna, Zamfara and other partsof […]

Abductors of Katsina 14-year-old demands for N100m ransom

A teenage girl, Khadija Salisu, 14-years old who has on Thursday been reportedly kidnapped in Katsina State, Northwest Nigeria by unknown gunmen demanded for the sum of N100 million as ransom to secure her release for the abductors den. Father of the abducted girl, Alhaji Salisu Mai-Tiles confirmed the demand for the sum of N100 […]

Gunmen abduct 14-year-old girl in Kankia, Katsina

News reaching has it that an unknown gunmen had abducted a 14-year-old girl in Kankia, Katsina State. Father of the victim, Alhaji Salisu Mai-Tiles, said that the gunmen invaded his residence at Sabuwar-Abuja quarters in Kankia at about 1:30 a.m on Thursday. He said that three well armed persons broke into his residence and […]

Katsina: Police arrests notorious fraudster in Runka village, Safana

The Katsina State Police Command has on the 10/01/2018 at about 16:30hrs, succeeded the in arresting a notorious fraudster, one Nura Usman ‘m’ aged 30yrs of Dangi village, Ningi LGA of Bauchi State in Runka village, Safana local government. According to the police statement signed by the then police state command commissioner, the suspect specializes […]

Governor Masari to increase salary of Katsina 364 ward heads

Governor Aminu Bello Masari has pledged to look into the possibility of increasing the monthly allowances of ward heads as requested by the sarkin sullubawan Katsina, district head of Katsina, Katsina State. The Governor also assured that the allowances would be increased in the 34 local governments to cover polling units in the state. Alhaji […]

Customs impounds N19m banned rice, vegetable oil in Katsina

The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has impounded various quantities of banned vegetable oil, rice, mosquito coils and used clothes, valued at about N19 million, from smugglers operating within the border locations in the area. Briefing reporters on the activities of his Command between late 2017 and early 2018, Comptroller of Customs […]

4 persons get N12,000 fine for gang-raping 2 girls in Katsina Katsina 

Four persons were reported to have abducted and gang-raped two teenage girls in Katsina State, Vanguard newspaper, reports. The four, who are residents of Rafukka Quarters in Katsina, were said to have committed the offence on December 20, 2017 when they allegedly took the girls to an unknown destination and raped them. The four persons […]

Masari to construct road linking Katsina and Maradi, Niger Republic

Governor Aminu Bello Masari has charged Youths in Kaita local government to utilize the rehabilitation of Abdallawa dam for enhanced economic activities. Alhaji Aminu Masari was speaking when he received a delegation from Kaita led by the sarkin sullubawan Katsina and District head of Kaita, Alhaji Abdulkarim kabir Usman who paid him a thank- you […]

Opinion: 2019 Elections: A Young President? – By Dr. Ahmed Adamu

I have come across some young people on social media aspiring to contest for the office of the President of Nigeria, and I am happy about it. However, it would only take luck for any one of them to emerge winner in 2019 elections. As a youth advocate, I want to see my country producing […]